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Aug 24, 2011 6:00pm PDT
corner now. >> and other news, steve jobs steps down as the company's chief executive. hurricane irene gather strength as it moves across the caribbean. it is 9:00 a.m. here in singapore. >> hello and welcome. there have been fierce battles and the capital of tripoli after colonel gaddafi vowed to fight until victory or martyrdom. the whereabouts of the libyan leader is not known. the rebels have offered a reward of a million dollars to anyone who captures or kills him. we were in the streets to gauge the mood of the city that is no longer ruled by the gaddafi dynasty. >> the square has been renamed martyrs' square and honor of all those who lost their lives in the fight for libya. look at it now, it is a scene of celebration. they are waving the old flag that will replace the gaddafi's flack. take a look at what lies on the ground. all of these bullet casings. this place exploded in celebration. they have been firing off every possible weapon including anti- aircraft fire today to show to the libyans and the world that the libyans have ended colonel gaddafi's 42 year rule. look
PBS
Aug 25, 2011 6:00pm PDT
declared states of emergency. steve jobs sits down as the company's chief executive. he's set to stay on as chairman. it's 9:00 a.m. here in singapore. >> it's 2:00 a.m. here in london, broadcasting to viewers on pbs in america and around the world. this is "newsday." >> hello, and welcome. as fighting continues in libya, the rebels say they're transfering their government's capital of tripoli from their base in benghazi. colonel gaddafi isn't ready to give up yet. he urged libyans to destroy the rebels. the heaviest fighting is still near olede gaddafi's old capitol in the capital. this report does contain some graphic images. >> descending into colonel gaddafi's underground fortress. the tunnels ran for miles and could have been his escape route. today, rebel fighters were taking the tour. seeing where gaddafi's troops had been holed up. abandoned in a corner, some of their supplies. this underground labyrinth, the secret world was incredibly well constructed. the ceilings here are very high. the walls are very solid. over hering i've just found a phone which was obviously used for int
PBS
Aug 25, 2011 4:00pm PDT
kind has already hit the tech world of giant apple. steve jobs announced he is stepping down. the relatively unknown tim cook has become the chief operating officer and will likely replace tim. this has caused a flurry of speculation about his ailing health and the fate of the corporation he helped to bill. we're joined now from new york by the author of "be political diet." i heard that steve jobs' is described as one of the most creative people of our generation. do you agree with that? >> i would agree with that. i think especially when you're talking about the technology world. he is one of the most well-known and biggest innovators of our time. these days, it is hard to find someone around it does not have some kind of apple product, whether it is the iphone, ipad, ipod. he is iconic and he shook up the technology world, especially since you returned to apple. he did it ousted from the company at one point. he is a visionary and like any other in the tech field. >> when he took over and started sounding that company back in california, computers were a tiny little box. it rea
WHUT
Aug 25, 2011 7:00am EDT
joining us. you are watching gmt from "bbc world news." still to come, changes at apple. steve jobs' is stepping down as the chief executive of the company. there have been violent clashes between police and demonstrators in chile after protesters took to the streets to support a 48- hour general strike demanding political reforms and improved conditions for the nation's health service. government officials say around 350 people have been arrested. >> protests started early. some people woke up to the site of burning barricades in the streets. this is the southernmost city in the country, patagonia. and this, in the desert two cities -- two cities united in discontent. >> the people have reacted well. they have tried to paralyze an entire country. >> the tensions have been high in chile for months. the country has not seen protests like these since the 1980's an. they have been led by the students who want a complete overhaul of the education system. teachers, bank clerks, miners, and civil servants have also joined the cause. they want the wealth to be shared more equally. they wan
PBS
Aug 25, 2011 12:30am PDT
the sky. we have him in a corner now. >> steve jobs steps down as the chief executive at apple. and hurricane irene continues to gather strength as it moves across the caribbean. it is 11:00 a.m. here in singapore. >> it is 4:00 a.m. here in london. we're broadcasting two years at pbs in america and around the world. this is newsday. hello and welcome. there have been ongoing fierce battles in aaa. colonel -- in tripoli. the whereabouts of the libyan leader are still not known. they have offered a reward of over $1 million for anyone who captures our kills him. gunfire] these are the scenes in green square. it is renamed martyrs square for those who have lost their lives in the name of libya. the families are coming out, waving the replacement for the gaddafi flag. do not be fooled by this celebration. just look at what lies on the ground, all of the bullet casings. this place exploded in celebration, literally. they have been firing off every possible weapon, including anti- aircraft fire. this is to show two libyans and the world that they have ended the colonel gaddafi 40-year ru
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Aug 25, 2011 5:30pm EDT
storm. so steve jobs resigns because of his health. how will the company do without him? hello and welcome to tripoli, a city which is very slowly resuming some of its normal rhythms. more shops were opened. for the most part, the streets remained deserted. many of the streets have check posts. gaddafi loyalists who are well armed and well trained and are very defiant and they are putting up a fight. there is a firefight close to his former compound he could be hidings pence of there is still intense fighting is to this district of the south, the place of the notorious prison. some of these prisoners have managed to escape but there has been fierce fighting involving snipers who have been killed. many of the injured have been arriving for medical treatment. at the compound, the compound remains under rebel control. a lot of firing their. there is an underground complex of tunnels. my colleague was there to see it. >> descending into colonel gaddafi's underground fortresses. a warren of tunnels which runs 4 miles and could have been his escape route. today, rebel fighters are taking
PBS
Aug 31, 2011 5:30pm EDT
an irresistible draw for forgers. from berlin, steve has all the details. >> german detectives have opened the door on what they call a huge scandal. in a police station was a collection of masterworks of the '20s century. they sold for many millions, but they are all fakes. scientific analysis reveals them to be part of a con. >> a scandal. and most exciting scandal in the art world. we are discussing 47, 48, 50 very, very famous paintings that are fakes. >> the alleged forgers are awaiting trial. ninth of the art world was amazed, a collection had been sold that no one had heard of before. this one was sold for $6 million. this one was sold for $3.5 million. scientific investigations using microscopes and x-rays revealed that some of the paint could not have come from the time the artist for painting. artists not involve said that the problem is that our experts did not look below the surface. >> many experts said they did not need scientific investigation. they said they knew the art so well, the charisma from the work itself, that they could define an original. >> germany has ma
WHUT
Aug 23, 2011 7:00am EDT
victim, 32-year-old hotel maid. her lawyer says she has been denied justice. from new york, steve kingston. >> for three months he has been a criminal defendant, a vip politician accused of sexually assaulting a hotel maid. but within hours, but many strauss-kahn will be free to leave america if, as excess -- if, as expected, the judge approves the request of prosecutors to dismiss the case. the district attorney says there was a hurry to sexual encounter between dummy strauss-kahn and 32-year-old diallo but they say the physical evidence does not prove her claim that the sexual contact was forced. so, the trial would hinge on the accusers' credibility and prosecutors say ms. diallo light on previous occasions, and also change the account of what she did after the attack. >> the problem was that she lied and continue to persist in her lies with the da, and how is the d a supposed to take a leap of faith if you lie to their face? >> she was informed of the decision with a 15-minute show down with prosecutors. her lawyers say the district attorney is biased and denying her justice.
PBS
Aug 25, 2011 5:00am EDT
story, steve jobs stepping down as chief executive of apple. affects the share price, doesn't it? >> yes. there's always been a jobs premium to the apple share price. during his illnesses. the liver transplant and pancreatic cancer and every time he's announced a short-term medical departure, weave seen a drop in shares. >> but he's got a team of technology inventors. >> well, he fwrauth magic to apple. he's the walt disney of the company. let's take a look. >> for a decade steve, the rock star of the technology world and his trademark t-shirt and jeans carsmatically launching innovation after innovation. this was june presenting the icloud, the next big thing in the computing world. in 2001 the aye pot then in 2007 the iphone then the ipad. it made apple one of the world's richest companies, even steve jobs rival used word like vision narrow and -- but to fight a rare cancer for a liver transplant and most recently an unnamed condition which might be why he decided to step down. tim cook will replace him, already handpicked and trusted. he filled role during his medical leave. e
PBS
Aug 12, 2011 5:00am EDT
leaderboard. steve stricker had a great day. he equaled the course record, the major record for the lowest round in history, 63 was hips round, and he's the world number five, but actually the top four in the leaderboard at the american, steve stricker leading the way at the moment. he's got a two-shot lead and really an excellent birthday, so he'll be looking to carry on with that. but rory mcilroy, who won the u.s. open, he has also a very mixed round, was playing quite well, but he's actually the pretournament favorite, but the shot you'll see coming up here, he tries to hit this from behind what is a tree root, really injures his wrist. you can see him shaking the wrist there, really bad injury, had a difficult round after that. he's 22, so he'll go for that shot and maybe shouldn't have done, he's going to have a scan on his wrist this morning, and he won't know definitely if he can carry on, so we're waiting to hear on that. >> what a disappointing turn for him. kathy, thanks very much. you're watching "bbc world news." still to come -- could texas provide another u.s. preside
PBS
Aug 20, 2011 12:30am PDT
investigators. steve rosenberg reports. >> it has been nearly one month since anders breivik killed their loved ones. they are now allowed to visit the area where the massacre took place. over the next two days, hundreds of family members of victors and some survivors will come here to the holiday island that became a killing ground. there are teams of psychologists and counselors to offer support. authorities hope these visits will bring some degree of peace. >> it is difficult for the relatives. nevertheless, they want to do this. >> they need to know. very often, they ask for details. this is where they can learn more about the details as well. >> in oslo, the killer was back in court today. at a closed hearing, the judge ruled that breivik should continue to be kept in total isolation for four more weeks. he has admitted carrying out the killing spree in detonating a bomb in the center of oslo. he has denied criminal responsibility. >> i was hoping he would admit it. is a very difficult situation. he was only speaking and thinking of himself. >> earlier this week, breivik was taken back to
PBS
Aug 26, 2011 12:30am PDT
declared states of emergency because of hurricane irene. and steve jobs steps down as the company's chief executive. >> we're broadcasting to viewers on pbs in america and around the world. this is newsday. ♪ hello and welcome. as fighting continues in libya, the rebels said they are transferring their garment to the capital tripoli from their base in ben ghazi. but colonel gaddafi is not ready to give up yet. in another audio message, he urged libya -- libyans to destroy the rebels. the report contains some graphic images. >> descending into colonel gaddafi's underground fortress, tunnels that runs 4 miles and could have been his this capered. -- that runs for miles and could have been his escape route. abandoned in a corner, some of their supplies. with this underground labyrinth, this secret world, it was incredibly well constructed. the savings are very high. the walls are very solid. over here i found a phone that was used for internal communication. and this was a kind of motorized cart. who knows if the libyan leader was transported through these tunnels in this carta. colo
WHUT
Aug 29, 2011 7:00am EDT
gun fire in a town. steve is in moscow. let us talk about the envoy there now. what is expected? >> we do not know a lot about what he is thinking about. this is russia's deputy foreign minister. we do not know who he is meeting or what he is discussing. it is no secret that moscow is deeply unhappy with the u.n. security council resolution with american and european powers are trying to get through the security council. one that would take strong starts to authorities and the president come introducing economic sanctions, freezing assets, -- those are the kinds of things that russia is against. they do not believe it will lead to peace. irresolution should not mention sanctions. it takes a more balanced view in the eyes of moscow, calling for the speeding up of economic reform. not taking an overly-critical attitude. >> while this continues, the international voice, other than a pressure -- russia continues. thanks very much, steve. still to come, new york escaped the worst of the damage as hurricane irene is downgraded to a tropical storm. president obama warns it is not over
PBS
Aug 27, 2011 12:30am PDT
. slightly slower than before but that's of little comfort to those who wait. steve kingston, "bbc world news," new york. >> we have an update on hurricane irene because we're being told by forecasters it is slowing down. only ever so slightly but it is slowing down as it heads towards north carolina. the national hurricane center said it is slowing down to is 30 miles per hour. that's down from 14 miles per hour, but it is slowing down slightly. we can see live pictures from north carolina where the manhattan expected to hit first. it looks like the bad weather is there. and that is live pictures from north carolina. we did hear from someone from the national hurricane center early who said it would possibly be downgraded to a category 1 storm and it seemed it was slowing down at the moment. but only ever so slightly. east coast bracing itself because hurricane irene is still due to hit land shortly, in a few hours' time beginning with north carolina. the next day in new york, of course. also an update on new york area airports. we are being told by the port authority, according to the reute
WHUT
Aug 1, 2011 7:00am EDT
cracks. joining me from bristol is steve webb. thank you very much for joining us. this is pretty grim. >> it's a very serious warning and a wake-up call. we need to get both the state pension system right, but also, as the report says, private pensions. far too many people do not have a private pension at all. >> this is a situation which has accrued over previous administrations and no one has really grasped it. >> we have brought forward two sector plans to tackle a very serious problem. the first is to try to get the state pension system right. the current state pension is even below the poverty line. that's not a firm foundation for people to save on. starting next year, we are going to bring up to 10 million people into workplace pension savings for the first time so that they will put money in. their firms will put money in and the taxpayer will contribute. that will start a lot of people into pension saving, which is vital. >> but the people might argue they have been saving all this time and now they're finding it just will not be enough. >> i think there has certainly be
PBS
Aug 29, 2011 5:00am EDT
against the regime. there are today fresh reports of tanks and gunfire. the bbc's steve rosenberg is in moscow for that. what does it bring to the table? it doesn't like the u.n. resolution. what is its solution? >> russia said it is distinctly unhappy with the draft resolution which america and the european powers have come up with which russia maintains is bias against the syrian authorities. the russians have come up with their own draft resolution or alternative resolution, one that in moscow's eyes is more balanced. one that would call for cessation of violence on both sides and would call for a speeding up of reforms but would make no mention of economic sanctions against the syrian authorities. the russians maintain that is the best way to resolve this conflict. >> el-assad not known for listening to outside voices over the duration of this conflict. if he doesn't listen to russia, does moscow have a plan b here? >> certainly the russians have indicated they may vito any u.n. security council resolution that in moscow's eyes does not lead to a resolution of the situation. i think
WHUT
Aug 31, 2011 7:00am EDT
doing this kind of attack, do not do it, i regret it deeply. >> thank-you, steve, for that. still to come on "gmt," as the memoir of dick cheney hits the shelves, it has already attracted criticism from the former secretary of state. stars, filmmakers, and fans began arriving in venice for the annual film festival. organizers are prompting one of their most glamorous events yet. george clooney is just one of the big names set to rejuvenate the annual gathering. his new movie, the ides of march, will have its premiere there. >> today is the beginning -- >> in his latest movie, george clooney stars as an american politician. he will be one of 23 directors vying for the top award in venice. the coveted golden lion. >> it is always nice. i like it. >> "the odds of march." >> premiers over the next 10 years -- 10 days, returning to the professional glamour of the past. >> we are hoping to bring that back. thanks to [reads names] and our old friend, [unintelligible] it may happen. >> george clooney -- madonna may be the biggest story on the red carpet. there was controversy last year when
PBS
Aug 2, 2011 2:30pm PDT
within its means. but tough economic choices are far from over. steve kingston distorts our coverage. >> it has been a ferocious fight. nerves frayed, reputations guard on both sides. but finally it is over. >> congress has approved a compromise to reduce the deficit and avert a default that would have devastated our economy. it was a long and contentious debate. >> the agreement was sealed by a vote in the senate. who got the better deal? listen to the difference between gleeful republicans and reluctant democrats. >> this is a welcome change in behavior, and i gladly support it. make no mistake. this is a change in behavior from spend, spend, spend to cut, cut, cut. >> to be frank, almost everything else about this bill states, and it stinks to high heaven. >> it has come to this because america is deep in the red. with every dollar the government spends, 40 cents is borrowed money. congress sets a ceiling on that, currently a little over $14 trillion. the government will hit that ceiling today, but this bill raises it by a further $2.40 trillion in exchange for spending cuts. the
PBS
Aug 16, 2011 5:00am EDT
you? >> and now, "bbc world news." >> bynum steve evans in one of the centers of german manufacturing industry. you are watching "bbc world news." the motor of economic growth is sputtering. the 0.1% growth and the market down. feeling the pressure as german chancellor angela merkel and french president nicolas sarkozy speak their minds. also in this program, under arrest for bowling to fight on, and indian anti-corruption -- valine to fight on, and india -- vowing to fight on, and indian anti-corruption leader works on. ♪ ♪ growth in the german economy has grown sharply and is weaker than previously thought. it grew -- it fell sharply, and is weaker than previously thought. it has grown only 0.1%. it is causing european stocks to fall. growth figures for the rest of your son are expected to be released shortly. our correspondent is with us. good morning. >> good morning. a big return for the german economy. -- turn for the german economy. the stock markets were built with only 15 merchants. what would they think today? i am joined by one of the merchants in the city
PBS
Aug 22, 2011 6:00pm PDT
dismiss the case. steve king ston, "bbc news," new york. >> north carolina has given south koreans 72 hours to leave the resort at mount kungon. the resort used to be a symbol of cooperation between the two countries and a key sort of currency for pong i don't think. for more on this, we're joined from the south korean capital of seoul by our correspondent lucy williamsson. tell us what is the latest and have south koreans already left the resort? >> as you said, north korea on monday morning gave nows that south korean assets would be able to be removed anymore from that tourist resort, and it gave three days for south korea's personnel to leave. that takes us up to thursday morning. i haven't had any concrete reports yet of south koreans crossing back into south korea. but the word we're getting from the government here is that they're not expecting south koreans to stay beyond that thursday morning. no reason to put themselves at risk, they say. but they are looking for a way out of it. according to south korea, that is not a legal move. according to north korea, it is, because the
WHUT
Aug 16, 2011 7:00am EDT
taxpayers, who have been reluctant to prop up other european countries in trouble. steve, over to you. >> a big manufacturing city, a big city of the arts, and the old stock exchange behind me founded in 1678. in this square, there's all kinds of bits of the german life. there's a manufacturing show room over there. they have been producing pianos here for centuries. i have the current head of the firm here. why is germany, even with these figures, still performing better than other countries? >> a lot of companies are not accepting any compromise. that makes them sticking out a little bit from the crowds and performing better than others. >> with these figures of virtually no growth in the second three months of the year, what is going on? what has suddenly hit the buffers. >> i think it's too early to call. it is normal that it be slowing down a little bit when people are on vacation. i know from ourselves and other companies -- we're still running on 100% capacity and actually having trouble to supply. >> people outside germany wonder why germans are not that keen on bailing ou
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